2009 Kia Sportage LX V6: Road Test (video)

Compact SUVs abound. The choice on the market is huge, and only your budget and needs will help you make an informed decision. Of the many vehicles available, some are somewhat lost in the crowd. Yet it’s not for a lack of quality, as the Kia Sportage demonstrates. Lightly updated in 2009, the Sportage is certainly a logical and affordable choice, as is its twin, the Hyundai Tucson. But it isn’t perfect.

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2009 Kia Sportage LX V6: Road Test

Compact SUVs abound. The choice on the market is huge, and only your budget and needs will help you make an informed decision. Of the many vehicles available, some are somewhat lost in the crowd. Yet it’s not for a lack of quality, as the Kia Sportage demonstrates. Lightly updated in 2009, the Sportage is certainly a logical and affordable choice, as is its twin, the Hyundai Tucson. But it isn’t perfect.

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2009 Kia Sportage LX V6: Road Test (video)

Compact SUVs abound. The choice on the market is huge, and only your budget and needs will help you make an informed decision. Of the many vehicles available, some are somewhat lost in the crowd. Yet it’s not for a lack of quality, as the Kia Sportage demonstrates. Lightly updated in 2009, the Sportage is certainly a logical and affordable choice, as is its twin, the Hyundai Tucson. But it isn’t perfect.

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Volvo will demonstrate City Safety in Montreal on XC60

Volvo is a leader in automotive safety, an they’ll be demonstrating their latest “City Safety” technology in a tour of the new XC60 called “From Sweden with Lov”. “City Safety” is a new technology which uses a low-speed autonomous braking system to protect distracted drivers and those around them. Using a special laser sensor, the technology is intended to reduce the low-speed collisions common in urban situations or when the driver is distracted and doesn’t react to an imminent impact.

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